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January 24, 2017 - Weekly News Update

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January 2017 Contractor Edition Ezine
january-2017-ezine.jpg DesignandBuildwithMetal's January 2017 Contractor Edition ezine is now ready for viewing. This issue highlights a number of interesting articles, including the cover story focusing on a Texas contractor who topped his home with a metal roof, and an article about a Kansas builder who uses big custom doors for all his ag projects. This ezine is free to read and requires no login to access! To view, click the link below or the image at the left.
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Featured Project...Metl-Span
Insulated Panels Picked For Post-Hurricane Rebuild 
New Orleans, LA - Construction of the new Rosenwald Recreation Center was a key component in the rebuilding of Council District B in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span provide a durable and attractive aesthetic for the neighborhood. More

Industry News
CENTRIA Releases Rainscreen Wall Systems Brochure 
centria-rainscreen-brochure.jpgMoon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a leader in architectural metal wall systems, announces the release of its new Rainscreen Wall Systems brochure. The new product literature showcases CENTRIA's exceptional variety of attractive exterior rainscreen claddings and the MetalWrap insulated composite backup panel system. More

Columnist...Shawn Zuver
Sustainability And Residential Info Spotlighted 
shawn-zuver.jpg"It's a new year with a new president, congress and senate guiding the federal government in the U.S. What lies ahead in 2017 for the country's citizens and businesses?" writes Shawn Zuver in his new column, as he describes what's new at DesignandBuildwithMetal.com. "We realize that time is a precious asset for everyone so we've kicked off 2017 by introducing Sustainability and Residential Landing Pages that help architects, contractors and building/home owners find the information they need as quickly as possible. By highlighting focused examples from the thousands of projects, informational articles, product items and news postings on our site, these two new pages serve as a springboard for visitors to find exactly what they need right away, allowing them to make the most effective use of their time." More

Industry News
AIA Billings Index Ends 2016 With Big Increase
AIA-ABI-logoWashington, DC - The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) concluded 2016 in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 in the previous month. This score reflects the largest increase in design services in 2016. More

Featured Project...CENTRIA
Art Museum Renovation Features Metal Cladding
Harrisburg, PA - The Keystone Trust Company, a former bank building circa-1924, lends itself as the entrance to the Susquehanna Art Museum as part of a retrofit project in Harrisburg. Metal and glass are the materials that make up the panel envelope of the museum, providing both function and beauty. The building's new metal fa├žade - using products from CENTRIA - is now a work of art itself as it complements the color and proportion of the existing building while providing a civic scale to the block. More

Industry News
Steep-Slope Roofing Boxed Set Released By NRCA
nrca-logo.jpgRosemont, IL - To provide the roofing industry with the most comprehensive information about the design, materials and installation techniques applicable to all materials used in steep-slope roof system applications, the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems-2017. The new volume updates the 2013 volume under the same title and serves as a reference for contractors, architects and roof consultants. More

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